A couple builds a secret (& green) hideaway in the mountains of North Carolina.
|There is getting away, and then there is getting away – from civilization, from everything.
When real estate developer Ted Prosser and his wife, Sharon, first started snooping around the Asheville, N.C., area for land on which they could build a timber frame cabin, they knew they wanted something private and serene. Then they stumbled upon a piece of pristine property on Bear Lake, located high up in the mountains – an area surrounded by a chain of lakes and thousands of acres of national forest. With less than a dozen houses built on the 476-acre lake, the spot promised a good dose of tranquility.
“Most bodies of water are clustered with houses and development,” says Ted. “But this was a beautiful, rustic, underdeveloped piece of land with long, beautiful coves and fingers surrounded by red oak and white pine trees. It was just what we wanted.”To read FULL ARTICLE, CLICK HERE.
By Christy Heitger-Ewing, Published: August 20, 2010